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    In the Middle Ages the population of towns and cities in Europe began to grow. The growth of trade fairs and markets along with advancements in farming, such as the heavy plow that lead to increased food production, caused this growth in population. People's lives in the Medieval Times was controlled by different systems that told them how to live and what their job was. Merchants were in control of the trade system over the Silk Road, which provided the country of Europe new goods and a way to…

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    the middle ages than the renaissance. This power came from courtly love, and will probably be one of the only times in pre-modern European history where women had power. Throughout history women were regarded as clearly inferior to men. In pre-medieval Europe, there were two types of groups that dominated: The Romans and the Christians. The Romans believed that women can only be wives and mothers. The famous Roman philosopher Aristotle asked “what are women for?” and “what…

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    During the Middle Ages, society was corrupt, millions died from disease and Christians were slowly destroying Europe. It was the time period after the fall of Rome (500 AD) that lasted about one thousand years. During the Middle Ages, 30-60% of Europe’s population was wiped out by a sickness commonly referred to as the Black Death. Also, brutal religious wars known as the Crusades were occurring between Muslims and Christians to see who could gain control over the Holy Land, Jerusalem. The…

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    was the longest period of music and it was different because there was no centralized government. The Roman Catholic Church had financial gains. The monarchy, kingdoms, and the Roman Catholic Church had power. The main form of music during the Middle Ages was the Gregorian chant named after Pope Gregory. The chant is sung in a monophonic texture that only has one line of music. Sacred music is written for the church and secular music is non-church music. In 742-814, Charlemagne was an emperor.…

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    People of the Middle Ages were illiterate of the plague and its behaviours, such a contagion affected civilisations with unprecedented and immeasurable repercussions. A once inequitable economy bound to the obligations of the existing hierarchy, became distraught allowing social stratification mobility. Consequently, the feudal system lost its influential powers and soon entered its demise. With uncontrollable chaos that ravaged cities people turned to the Church for aid, though such calamity…

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    interesting to note that most works of literature, both belonging to the religious and secular realm were for the most part written either by monks or by men who belonged to the aristocracy or were men of great wealth. The importance of reading in the Middle Ages can also be understood relative to the performance of the liturgy which was an important part of religious duties. The liturgy consisted of memorising and reciting text in Latin and also the recitation of the psalter, all part of…

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    During the Middle Ages, churches had most of the power in society and it established the social classes of society. The three social classes were the noble class (high class), the clergy (middle class), and the labors (lower class). The churches influenced almost everything, the church took care of education, prayers and masses, taking care of people sick or poor. As years passed by reformations were taking place and changes to government, religion, and society were changing which would lead…

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    Religion was and is very important to humanity’s culture, politics, and daily life. It is the foundation for all we believe in and was especially so back in the Middle Ages when science was only starting to be acceptable. During the Middle Ages, between 600 and 1450 A.D, Europe saw Islam make its way into Sspain and the dramatic change brought about by the Christian Schism of 1054 CE. However, there certainly were ideals, like the Roman Catholic Church, that were left relatively unscaved by the…

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    During the Middle Ages, knights were very well known, honorable, military men. Knights followed a set of rules called the Code of Chivalry, which they learned at a very young age. To have training for battle, knights would also participate in tournaments. All of the training that the young men did led to their becoming of a knight. To become a knight, these young men had to go through many years of training and education from being a page, squire, and then to a full knight. Knights during the…

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    period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century. Contained within the medieval times was that of the dark ages, the dark ages saw a decline the importance of education in the eyes of the public. However, despite this deterioration in the realm of education the idea of scholasticism came about at the end of the dark ages as the educational practices developed over the long course of the Middle Ages. Scholasticism was a sort of authoritarian method of education that had been largely derived from…

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